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Civil Code of the Republic of Nicaragua

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Year of current version:1995
Date of entry into force of original text:May 5, 1904
Date of Text (Issued):February 1, 1904
Type of Text:IP Laws: issued by the Executive
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, Other, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
The Title II of the Book II corresponds to the Property.

The Title IV of Book II corresponds to Work, it refers to the products of work and industry; to authors works and inventors discoveries. Chapter II refers to Literary Property; Chapter III to the Dramatic Property; Chapter IV to Artistic Property; Chapter V to the Rules to declare the falsification; and Chapter VI to the penalties for counterfeiting.

Chapter VI refers to General Dispositions on Intellectual Property.

Article 831 establishes that to obtain the property of a work it is necessary to resort to the Department of Promotion in order that it legally recognizes the right over it.

In force since: May 5, 1904 (Article 3984).
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Código Civil de la República de Nicaragua Código Civil de la República de Nicaragua, Complete document (pdf) [1179 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:NI029

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